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Study Guide for Principles of Life

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By: David M Hillis (Author), David E Sadava (Author), Richard W Hill (Author)

W.H. Freeman & Co. Ltd

Paperback | Jan 2014 | Edition: 2 | #213641 | ISBN-13: 9781464184758
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About this book

This study guide provides extra study support for students using Principles of Life, 2nd edition by Hillis, Sadava and Hill.


Contents

PART I: CELLS
1. Introduction
2. The Chemistry and Energy of Life
3. Nucleic Acids, Proteins, and Enzymes
4. Cells: The Working Units of Life
5. Cell Membranes and Signaling
6. Pathways that Harvest and Store Chemical Energy

PART II: GENETICS
7. The Cell Cycle and Cell Division
8. Inheritance, Genes, and Chromosomes
9. DNA and Its Role in Heredity
10. From DNA to Protein: Gene Expression
11. Regulation of Gene Expression
12. Genomes
13. Biotechnology
14. Genes, Development, and Evolution

PART III: EVOLUTION
15. Processes of Evolution
16. Reconstructing and Using Phylogenies
17. Speciation
18. The History of Life on Earth

PART IV: DIVERSITY
19. Bacteria, Archaea, and Viruses
20. The Origin and Diversification of Eukaryotes
21. The Evolution of Plants
22. The Evolution and Diversity of Fungi
23. Animal Origins and Diversity

PART V: PLANT FORM AND FUNCTION
24. The Plant Body
25. Plant Nutrition and Transport
26. Plant Growth and Development
27. Reproduction of Flowering Plants
28. Plants in the Environment

PART VI: ANIMAL FORM AND FUNCTION
29. Fundamentals of Animal Function
30. Nutrition and Digestion
31. Breathing
32. Circulation
33. Muscle and Movement
34. Neurons, Sense Organs, and Nervous Systems
35. Nervous and Endocrine Control
36. Water and Salts: Excretion
37. Animal Reproduction
38. Animal Development
39. Immunology: Animal Defense Systems
40. Animal Behavior

PART VII: ECOLOGY
41. The Distribution of Earth's Ecological Systems
42. Populations
43. Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences of Interactions within and among Species
44. Ecological Communities
45. The Global Ecosystem


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Biography

David M. Hillis is the Alfred W. Roark Centennial Professor in Integrative Biology at the University of Texas at Austin, USA where he also has directed the Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics and the School of Biological Sciences. Dr. Hillis has taught courses in introductory biology, genetics, evolution, systematics, and biodiversity.

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